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Pvt Freeman Austin

Pvt Freeman Austin

Birth
Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 2 Sep 1864 (aged 67)
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot , 1770
Memorial ID 2584683 · View Source
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Freeman was the eighth child of Jonathan and Mercy (Memorial # 66053560). His father was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.
Freeman married Sally Rice who passed away on the day their son Seymour was born.
Children: Elizabeth, Warren, Almeda, Adaline, Seymour

Freeman married Susannah Fisher (June 1819-October 28, 1845)(Memorial Number 77536252)
Children: Leonard Delano (Memorial# 42574581

Freeman married Nancy Blade
Children: George, Loren, Edwin, Adelbert

Freeman served with the 18th NY Cavalry and then transferred to the Veterans Reserve Corp. According to a letter received by his wife, Nancy, he died of consumption in the NY State Soldiers Depot while on his way home from New Orleans. He had seven dollars in his pocket at the time of his death.
Freeman and three sons (Leonard, Seymour, and George) all served in the Civil War


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  • Maintained by: James Hamilton
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2584683
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Freeman Austin (5 Mar 1797–2 Sep 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2584683, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by James Hamilton (contributor 47412231) .